Does anyone remember the old days, when you could crack open a few six packs of beer on the Williamsburg Bridge at 9 or 10am on a Friday and no one would bother you? Well, the days of bridge beer fests are over- apparently the proper response in March 2003 is to close down all the East River crossings and toss you into Camp X-Ray down at Guantanamo. Security Scare Closes New York Bridge